The AMERICAN FISHERIES SOCIETY
hereby recognizes the
as officially and duly chartered by the parent society
The American Fisheries Society, the oldest professional society in North America dealing with the natural resources, was organized in 1870. Among its objectives are conservation, development and wise utilization of the fisheries, promotion of the educational, scientific, and technological development and advancement of all branches of fisheries science and practice, and exchange and dissemination of knowledge about fish, fisheries, and related subjects.
President C.J. Brown
Executive Secretary Robert Hutton
Date of Charter: March 14, 1967